To help uninsured patients grasp the value of health care coverage, a collaborative awareness campaign salutes two kinds of superheroes.
Laurel Thomas is a senior public relations strategist for the University of Michigan. She began her career as a reporter and anchor for radio and television. She later worked in public relations for a small hospital and a chamber of commerce in Northern Michigan. Before coming to U-M, Thomas served as director of communications for a statewide social service agency. She has held faculty positions in broadcast journalism, journalism and public relations.
Campuswide genetic science programs are helping researchers pinpoint new ways to treat heart disease, cancer, diabetes and more.
Incentive payments to high-performing hospitals don’t result in improved patient care, a four-year University of Michigan study has found.